Lagos - Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, the former Senior
Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has
secured bail of N500 million at the Federal High Court in Lagos.
He is implicated in corruption alongside Iwejuo Joseph Nna.
The accused persons had pleaded not guilty to 23-counts of
concealment and retention of proceeds of crime to the tune of over N1,667
The money was allegedly laundered through the accounts of
Ebiwise Resources Limited, Avalon Global Property Development Company Limited,
Rotato Inter-Link Services Limited and Pluto Property & Investment Company
Limited in a new generation bank, where the second defendant, Iwejuo was the
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Ruling on the bail applications, Justice Idris admitted
Dudafa to bail with two sureties, who should be landed property owners within
the jurisdiction of the court.
They are also to deposit the title documents to the court
registry, while the documents are to be verified by the Economic and Financial
The sureties shall in addition, deposit three years tax
The suspect has to deposit his international passport with
Nna was granted bail in the sum of N250 million with two
sureties in like sum.
The accused person shall deposit his international passport
with the court.
The case has been adjourned till July 4 and 5 for trial.
- CAJ News